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Olympic Sports Assistant
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Apr. 17, 2024
Title Olympic Sports Assistant
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Intercollegiate Athletics
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Athletics and Recreation Services

Position Summary

The University at Buffalo Athletics department is seeking an energetic, self-motivated individual that possess strong organizational skills with the ability to independently handle multiple tasks to apply for the Olympic Sports Assistant position. The incumbent will assist the Head and Assistant Coaches for Men’s & Women’s Basketball as well as the Head Coaches of Men’s Tennis, Women’s Tennis, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track, Volleyball and Wrestling with daily operational tasks including coordination of travel expenses, office operations and related reimbursements through internal University systems. In this role, the incumbent will need time management skills to be efficient at handling multiple tasks for a variety of staff members.

Job Description
  • Assist assigned sport coaches with day-to-day needs.
  • Coordinate the data entry of payments and purchases through university system.
  • Serve as the liaison for the Head Coaches and Assistant Coaches for community groups, other universities, and alumni.
  • Serve as the first point of contact for the Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Volleyball, and Softball suite.
  • Assist Head Coaches and Assistant Coaches with correspondence to players and parents for events.
  • Manage the office space for Basketball, Volleyball and Softball suite.
  • Work with other departments on projects as requested.
  • Provide hospitality to visiting universities, community members and alumni.
  • General Office management.


Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. We support your growth and development through our career coaching and training department and we qualify as a public service loan forgiveness organization. Learn more about our benefit packages

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the University at Buffalo will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status


Minimum Qualifications

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to independently handle multiple tasks.
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Availability to work some evenings and weekends.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in an office environment with a team focused structure.
  • Familiarity with Athletic Team operational needs and activities.
  • Experience with management of office related operations including assisting with purchasing, travel and reimbursement processing.

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